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South Africa: Regulator denies withdrawing FX rigging charges against banks

On Wednesday, South Africa's competition watchdog denied withdrawing charges against some of the 14 banks accused of rigging the rand currency, its spokesman said. Bloomberg...

Canada: Tech firm sues Competition Bureau members after bid-rigging acquittal

Ottawa technology firm TPG Technology Consulting is suing five current and former members of the Competition Bureau after they were acquitted in a criminal...

US: 3 Northern California men convicted in bid-rigging scheme

Three Northern California men, including one of Oakland’s largest landlords, were convicted Friday of creating a massive bid-rigging scheme to scoop up hundreds of...

India: Probe finds no bid-rigging in sugar industry

The Competition Commission has concluded that no bid-rigging was involved among eight firms that participated in bidding during the sale of the state government...

Brazil: Supreme Court authorizes major bid-rigging investigation

Brazil's Supreme Court has authorized investigations of dozens of top politicians and government officials for alleged corruption related to the sprawling Operation Car Wash...

US: Contractors indicted in bid-rigging investigation

The founders of a well-known Oakland construction company, the son of an Oakland councilman, a former state Veterans Affairs official and other Bay Area...

Hong Kong: In first its legal action regulator takes IT companies...

In its first legal action since the city’s competition law came into effect in December 2015, the Hong Kong’s antitrust regulator has taken five...

US/Germany: Kiekert pleads guilty to bid rigging auto parts

Kiekert, which makes car locks and door latches for auto makers, has agreed to plead guilty to bid rigging and to pay a $6.1...
Off and Running: the Hong Kong Competition Commission Commences Full Operations

Off and Running: the Hong Kong Competition Commission Commences Full Operations

By Rose Webb, Rasul Butt, Tim Lear & Dennis Beling - The Competition Commission in Hong Kong began enforcing Hong Kong’s first economy wide competition...
Recent Developments in Japanese Cartel Enforcement – Time for a Change?

Recent Developments in Japanese Cartel Enforcement – Time for a Change?

By Atsushi Yamada - This year, the Japan Fair Trade Commission celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the leniency system in Japan. As of March 2016, there...
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